Grades 2-5 have incorporated Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Integrated Social Studies/ELA Curriculum. This curriculum, developed by teachers from the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES region and beyond is updated annually. The content of the curriculum is based on the New York State Social Studies Resource Guide with Core Curriculum, integrates the New York State ELA Standards and uses an Understanding by Design (UbD) template. Each grade-level curriculum contains complete lesson plans for teachers, handouts for students and technology links. Please visit http://www.pnwboces.org/ssela/Sample_Lessons/sample.htm for more information.